19 mars 2017

Hot topics in higher ed law

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Despite the uncertainties of how the Trump administration may approach federal regulations affecting higher education institutions, there are some areas that community colleges must address no matter what, such as overtime regulations and compliance, Title IX enforcement and sexual harassment. More...

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Purdue aims to get brand back on point

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. The Purdue University brand is fragmented and diluted, according to research conducted by the institution. More...

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College endowments suffer 'lost decade'

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Officials overseeing endowments at some of Indiana’s smaller colleges and universities have cut back on spending, or are considering doing so, after struggling to grow the size of their funds over the past decade. More...

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Hundreds of students rally at Statehouse for higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More than 1,000 of college students rallied in front of Alabama Statehouse on Thursday to lobby lawmakers for increased higher education funding. More...

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Senate panel approves campus guns carry bill

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The president of Arkansas Tech University said Wednesday she is watching a bill before the Arkansas Legislature in Little Rock that would expand the use of concealed weapons on the state's college campuses and universities. More...

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Popular domestic programs face ax under first Trump budget

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The White House budget office has drafted a hit list of programs that President Trump could eliminate to trim domestic spending, including longstanding conservative targets like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Legal Services Corporation, AmeriCorps and the National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities. More...

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Amid controversy, Trump White House meets with HBCU presidents

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. White House officials revealed a new executive order would be signed this week to offer new support to the nation’s 106 historically black colleges and universities, which have long suffered from declining enrollment, drastic budget cuts at state and federal levels and questions of sustainability from philanthropists and families. More...

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Trump moves program on historically black colleges into the White House

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that moves a federal initiative supporting historically black colleges and universities directly into the White House, a move depicted as an effort to give the schools more clout within the government. More...

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AUM Human Resource Management curriculum renews SHRM alignment

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Auburn University at Montgomery’s College of Business has announced that its BSBA in Human Resource Management curriculum has been recognized for its alignment with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. More...

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House passes bill dealing with higher ed personnel

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. After much debate on seniority during times of layoffs — and especially whether that person should be recalled after losing a job — a bill dealing with higher education personnel passed through the West Virginia House. More...

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